Guest Post of Illustrator/Graphic Designer Anthony M. Grimaldi!


Anthony M. Grimaldi

Please welcome my guest, illustrator/graphic designer, Anthony M. Grimaldi, to It’s a pleasure to have you here, Anthony. Please tell me and my readers about yourself.

Thank you, Janice, for giving me this opportunity to be on your blog.

My name is Anthony M. Grimaldi of JourneyManDesigns: Illustrator & Graphic Designer from New York City, a metropolis of successful and starving artists of every stripe and persuasion. I am content to be either, but never to be neither. I earn my living creating, illustrating, and designing for a variety of clients including individual, small, and medium sized businesses.

As an accomplished artist and published illustrator, the primary mediums I create with are pencil, colored pencil, colored marker, charcoal, pastel, pen & ink, and I am exceptionally adept with color and black and white. My talent is flexible and able to adopt different illustration styles as well, including realism, expressive, abstract, fantasy, cartooning, and children’s books. I possess 14 years of professional experience designing with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks to design posters, logos, and advertisements according to the exact preferences and specifications for a variety of deadline driven clients.

Most importantly, my technique of unifying illustration and digital art allows me to create with unlimited creativity and visual imagination, offering greater flexibility, variety, and choices, which I assure produces maximum artistic achievement and impact in every design.

I am technologically equipped to submit finished projects through email, Dropbox, Hightail, OneDrive, and WeTransfer, easily allowing me to work remotely.

My portfolio may be viewed at

The following are published children’s books I illustrated:
Faith, the Ugly Dog – Published December 8, 2014
Red Riding Hood and The Wolf – Published November 19, 2014
Sophie and Mimi (Series) – I’m Thinking About Something in My Refrigerator / I’m Thinking About Something Under My Christmas Tree / I’m Thinking About Something in My Classroom / I’m Thinking About Something in My Garden
Published July 17, 2015 – November 17, 2016

I possess a ubiquitous online presence and my profile and contact info may be viewed at the following sites:

Thank you, Anthony, for stopping by to share your work with me and my readers. You are quite a talented artist. I am sure there will be many who could use your expertise.

Thank you, readers, for visiting and reading about this talented artist/illustrator. Please check out his site and links.


Blessings & Hugs,


About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 37 books: 18 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, one young adult book, written under Janice Spina, and 5 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 31 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: 6 MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon, Louey the Lazy Elephant, Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear, Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier, The First Star 11 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-6 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION — Abby & Holly Book 2 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 7 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab, Drystan the Dragon and Friends Series Book 1 (Drystan and Durward Save the Day) BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 2 of a YA fantasy series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about an angel and another about a dog for ages 15+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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7 Responses to Guest Post of Illustrator/Graphic Designer Anthony M. Grimaldi!

  1. Lovely artwork, an enjoyable post, Janice.

  2. Reblogged this on Author Don Massenzio and commented:
    Meet guest illustrator/graphic designer, Anthony M. Grimaldi, courtesy of this post from the Jem’s Books blog.

  3. macjam47 says:

    Lovely artwork. Thanks for introducing Anthony and his amazing work.

  4. Annika Perry says:

    Janice, lovely to meet Anthony and see his wonderful artwork here on your blog. These are stunning and I’m particularly fond of the three dancing women – glorious.

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